Mar 01, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Education Studies


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A student interested in middle grade certification (grades 4-8) must earn 24 or more credit hours in one of these areas: Language Arts (English), Mathematics, Social Studies (history) or Science, and complete the other requirements for the Educational Studies degree. Please contact the Education Studies Advisor, Dr. Amy Bagby in Brock Hall 306 for more information (amy.bagby@covenant.edu).

Requirements for Major


Core Requirements


Total Core: 58


Total Education courses: 19


Content Field-select one content field from the following:


Each content field may fulfill one or more core requirement resulting in a different number of elective hours still remaining to reach 126 total degree hours:

English Language Arts


Complete 24 hours as follows. This will fulfill 3 hours of the core humanities distribution requirement with 21 additional field hours beyond the core hours.

Total English Language Arts Content Field: 24

Mathematics


Complete 24 hours as follows. This will fulfill the 3 hour core mathematics requirement with 21 additional content hours beyond the core hours. All courses listed below must be completed regardless of placement score.

Total Mathematics Content Field: 24

Social Studies


Complete 24 hours as follows. This will fulfill the 3 hour core humanities distribution requirement with 21 additional content hours beyond the core hours.

Total Social Studies Content Field: 24

Science


Complete 24 hours as follows.  This will fulfill the 4 hour core natural science lab distribution requirement with 20 additional field hours beyond the core hours.

Total Science Content Field: 24

Electives


The number of elective hours needed will vary depending upon content fields chosen and the core requirements fulfilled.

Total Core: 58

Major and Supporting Education courses: 19

Content field: 24

Electives: 25

Total degree hours: 126


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